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CONSULTANCY – USAID / BHA Funded Conflict and Climatic Emergency Livestock Response Program in Greater Upper Nile states, South Sudan

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May 282022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Germany
Closing date: 4 Jun 2022

Terms of Reference for Final Evaluation

USAID / BHA Funded Conflict and Climatic Emergency Livestock Response Program in Greater Upper Nile states, South Sudan

Background

VSF Germany is an International Non Governmental Organization, providing humanitarian aid and development assistance to pastoralists and vulnerable communities in areas where livestock is of importance. VSF Germany supports in animal health, livestock related agriculture, marketing, food safety, drought responses and mitigation, capacity development of communities and governmental institutions, peace and conflict resolution with the ultimate aim of food security and strengthened livelihoods of pastoralist communities. In the region VSF Germany implements activities in the Republic of South Sudan, Kenya, Sudan, Somalia, Uganda and Ethiopia. VSF Germany has been supporting pastoral livelihoods in South Sudan since 1998 working with communities in Upper Nile, Jonglei, Warrap, Eastern Equatoria, Western Bar el Ghazal and Lakes States through times of emergency and recovery to sustain, protect and restore livelihoods by direct provision; and capacity building for improved production and productivity, diversified production as well as local peace mechanisms and governance.

VSF-Germany partnering with VSF Suisse with funding from U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office of Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (USAID/BHA) is implementing a two-year program entitled “Conflict and Climatic Emergency Livestock Response Program (CCLERP) in Greater Upper Nile States”. This program covers 10 Counties in Jonglei, 2 counties in Upper Nile and 9 Counties in Unity states plus the Jonglei migrating cattle from Equatoria to Jonglei. The program objective is to improve or sustain access to animal source food and related income for crisis affected individuals at risk of malnutrition particularly children and women. The program is targeting people in Greater Upper Nile, comprised of internally displaced persons (IDPs), host and returnee groups with support to local institutions and mechanisms for delivery of animal health and public health services while mainstreaming conflict sensitivity, protection and Do No Harm approaches.

VSF Germany and its partners intend to evaluate the performance of the Conflict and Climatic Livestock Emergency Response Program (CCLERP) and are seeking the services of qualified and experienced project evaluators.

Purpose

The purpose of this midterm evaluation is to examine the program performance against the planed indicators and results, and specifically:

  1. To determine the appropriateness, relevance, efficiency and effectiveness of the veterinary program;
  2. To assess the quality and comprehensiveness of the program design and implementation;
  3. To document lessons learned, success stories, case studies and perceived and real as well as unmet needs;

d) Generate baseline data and information for subsequent interventions.

Scope

Provisionally, the evaluation will cover 8 Payams (2 per county) in four randomly selected counties (one from each state and one additional from any one of the state depending on the existing situation) where feasible. It will be conducted in the project areas and will include both beneficiaries and non-beneficiaries. Key evaluation questions will be formulated using the project objectives and indicators, and project quality parameters.

Methodology

The final evaluation design will include participatory evaluation methods and employ a mixed approach with both qualitative and quantitative methods. The consultants will be required to submit a detailed draft evaluation design and methodology which will be reviewed and finalized with the effort of the program personnel.

Outputs

  1. A detailed study design, including methodology, work plan and timeframe;
  2. Inception report;
  3. A draft report incorporating feedback from the debriefing sessions;
  4. A final report incorporating feedback on the draft report (one bound hard copy & electronic copy).

Timeframe

This midterm evaluation is expected to be completed in 25 working days including inception report, desk review, field assessment and report writing. The first draft report will be expected within 10 days after the field exercise is completed. A final version should be submitted within five days of receiving feedback on first draft.

Management

  1. The consultancy will be guided, managed and technically advised by the Country Program Manager of VSF Germany;
  2. The consultancy is technically and administratively fully accountable to VSF Germany;
  3. Specific areas for the study will be selected in consultation with VSF’s field staff;
  4. Field travel arrangements and immediate supervision will be carried out by VSF Germany & VSF Suisse in their respective areas of operation.

Qualification

The two-person evaluation team will consist of a team leader who will be a veterinarian and a support researcher who will preferably be an anthropologist or social scientist. Prospective evaluation teams are encouraged to include a mix of gender.

The team should collectively demonstrate the following set of qualities:

  1. Experience in carrying out two or more major humanitarian evaluations for a major donor, international NGO, or international organization.
  2. General familiarity with the political and humanitarian context in South Sudan, particularly over the past 3 years
  3. Experience in developing or applying protection measures;
  4. Extensive practical experience in implementing activities aimed at pastoral livelihood;
  5. National consultants are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their profile and or curriculum vitae, a technical and a financial proposal. The financial proposal should comprise comprehensive professional fees; travel and accommodation will be covered by VSF Germany.

Applications should be sent to the following Email addresses: recruitment@vsfg.org and juba@vsfg.org strictly indicating on the subject line “CCLERP FINAL EVAL 2022”. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. The deadline for submission of applications is 4th June 2022.

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Humanitarian Coordinator South Sudan

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Mar 262022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Norwegian Church Aid
Closing date: 4 Apr 2022

Introduction to the country office:

NCA’s presence in the South Sudan dates back to 1972. Its country office is in the capital, Juba, with both humanitarian and development interventions in 7 states. For the strategic period 2020-24, NCA South Sudan’s thematic programmes are Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Gender-Based Violence (GBV), Peacebuilding and Strengthening Civil Society. NCA South Sudan applies a conflict sensitive approach. It aims to contribute to a positive change in the lives of poor and conflict-affected people regardless of their religion, ethnicity, political opinion, gender or sexual orientation.

Information about the position:

  • Based on the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the South Sudan, NCA aims to strengthen its humanitarian capacity and approach in the country with the country office in Juba as a base. The position reports to the Country Director but will work in close cooperation and coordination with Head of Program to ensure good coordination between emergency and program departments. To support this process, NCA is seeking a Humanitarian Coordinator with broad experience in building and leading humanitarian operations in complex conflict environments.
  • As a successful candidate, you have a solid understanding of various disciplines involved in humanitarian responses e.g., programme, logistics, security, negotiating humanitarian access, and human resource management, as well as the practical application of humanitarian principles and key standards. From previous positions, you have experience with various in-country humanitarian coordination mechanisms.
  • You are able to create and maintain professional networks. You have a broad view on how to design and implement humanitarian programs that lead to sustainable outcomes and have a link to development. You have good understanding of multi-sector and regional approaches. NCA also expects from the candidate to have experience with working in partnerships and with remote management of diverse, multi-disciplinary teams and organizations. You have the skills and ability to develop NCA’s humanitarian response capacity.

Information about the contract:

This is a minimum one-year contract with possibilities for extension depending on results and funding.

Job description

The objective of the position is to strengthen NCA’s humanitarian response capacity in South Sudan in cooperation with NCA Head Office in Norway.

  • Ensure efficient implementation with good quality of NCA’s humanitarian interventions in South Sudan.
  • Expand our humanitarian responses in the country through increasing our humanitarian funding.
  • Directly line manage humanitarian staff and deployed staff in South Sudan.
  • Actively participate in and contribute to relevant in-country humanitarian coordination mechanisms.
  • Contribute to capacity development of partners and staff, and the development of relevant tools, procedures, and guidelines for humanitarian programmes.

Qualifications

  • An academic qualification, at Masters’ level or equivalent in humanitarian or conflict studies, project management or other relevant political or social science subject. Extensive humanitarian experience may compensate for a relevant Master degree.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the humanitarian sector, preferably in a complex conflict environment.
  • Three years or more of management experience, including the management of field offices.
  • Solid knowledge of humanitarian principles, standards and coordination mechanisms.
  • Previous exposure to WASH, SGBV, and protection programming is an advantage.
  • Proven strong communication and coordination skills across organizational functions.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Strong experience in proposals and report writing, as well as preparing budgets.

Personal qualities

  • Able to work independently yet function well in a team.
  • Strong analytical skills and capacity.
  • Able to work under pressure and observe often tight deadlines.
  • Able to work in an unsecure environment.
  • Able to plan, coordinate and lead processes that include multiple stakeholders and interests
  • Cultural sensitivity and adaptability–experience from the Sahel or a similar context is an advantage.
  • Able to mentor, coach and support staff in their professional development.
  • Demonstrated ability to represent NCA at coordination meetings with relevant Clusters, donors, local and centra governments, UN and other INGO’s
  • Experience with emergency proposals and strategy designs. Familiarity with policies, procedures and priorities of relevant donors preferred.
  • Must be loyal to Norwegian Church Aid’s Christian values and accept the ACT Alliance Code of Conduct

We offer

  • · The opportunity to shape the content of this new position for NCA South Sudan.
  • · A competitive salary and benefits, as per NCA’s HR policies.

How to apply:

We encourage all qualified persons to apply for a job with us, regardless of gender, age, disability or cultural background. Through our recruitment portal, you can register and submit your CV, write an application / cover letter and attach relevant certificates. Only applicants using this electronic portal will be considered for the position.

Before you submit your application, we kindly ask you to read the ACT Code of Conduct for the prevention of misconduct, including corruption, fraud, exploitation and abuse, including sexual; and to ensure child safeguarding and the Protection from Sexual Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse and Child Safeguarding policy. All staff are required to sign the Code of Conduct and Protection from Sexual Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse, and Child Safeguarding Policy when entering into any kind of engagement with NCA.

To apply for the position, click this link: https://apply.recman.no/job_post.php?id=262145&sub_id=534&path=traineeguiden

You can change the language on this page in the top right corner, then click apply job above the advert. After that fill out all the fields, be aware there is one field that is mandatory; “candidate attributes”, once this is filled out you will be able to apply.

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Humanitarian Coordinator South Sudan

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Mar 222022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Norwegian Church Aid
Closing date: 4 Apr 2022

Introduction to the country office:

NCA’s presence in the South Sudan dates back to 1972. Its country office is in the capital, Juba, with both humanitarian and development interventions in 7 states. For the strategic period 2020-24, NCA South Sudan’s thematic programmes are Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Gender-Based Violence (GBV), Peacebuilding and Strengthening Civil Society. NCA South Sudan applies a conflict sensitive approach. It aims to contribute to a positive change in the lives of poor and conflict-affected people regardless of their religion, ethnicity, political opinion, gender or sexual orientation.

Information about the position:

  • Based on the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the South Sudan, NCA aims to strengthen its humanitarian capacity and approach in the country with the country office in Juba as a base. The position reports to the Country Director but will work in close cooperation and coordination with Head of Program to ensure good coordination between emergency and program departments. To support this process, NCA is seeking a Humanitarian Coordinator with broad experience in building and leading humanitarian operations in complex conflict environments.
  • As a successful candidate, you have a solid understanding of various disciplines involved in humanitarian responses e.g., programme, logistics, security, negotiating humanitarian access, and human resource management, as well as the practical application of humanitarian principles and key standards. From previous positions, you have experience with various in-country humanitarian coordination mechanisms.
  • You are able to create and maintain professional networks. You have a broad view on how to design and implement humanitarian programs that lead to sustainable outcomes and have a link to development. You have good understanding of multi-sector and regional approaches. NCA also expects from the candidate to have experience with working in partnerships and with remote management of diverse, multi-disciplinary teams and organizations. You have the skills and ability to develop NCA’s humanitarian response capacity.

Information about the contract:

This is a minimum one-year contract with possibilities for extension depending on results and funding.

Job description

The objective of the position is to strengthen NCA’s humanitarian response capacity in South Sudan in cooperation with NCA Head Office in Norway.

  • Ensure efficient implementation with good quality of NCA’s humanitarian interventions in South Sudan.
  • Expand our humanitarian responses in the country through increasing our humanitarian funding.
  • Directly line manage humanitarian staff and deployed staff in South Sudan.
  • Actively participate in and contribute to relevant in-country humanitarian coordination mechanisms.
  • Contribute to capacity development of partners and staff, and the development of relevant tools, procedures, and guidelines for humanitarian programmes.

Qualifications

  • An academic qualification, at Masters’ level or equivalent in humanitarian or conflict studies, project management or other relevant political or social science subject. Extensive humanitarian experience may compensate for a relevant Master degree.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the humanitarian sector, preferably in a complex conflict environment.
  • Three years or more of management experience, including the management of field offices.
  • Solid knowledge of humanitarian principles, standards and coordination mechanisms.
  • Previous exposure to WASH, SGBV, and protection programming is an advantage.
  • Proven strong communication and coordination skills across organizational functions.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Strong experience in proposals and report writing, as well as preparing budgets.

Personal qualities

  • Able to work independently yet function well in a team.
  • Strong analytical skills and capacity.
  • Able to work under pressure and observe often tight deadlines.
  • Able to work in an unsecure environment.
  • Able to plan, coordinate and lead processes that include multiple stakeholders and interests
  • Cultural sensitivity and adaptability–experience from the Sahel or a similar context is an advantage.
  • Able to mentor, coach and support staff in their professional development.
  • Demonstrated ability to represent NCA at coordination meetings with relevant Clusters, donors, local and centra governments, UN and other INGO’s
  • Experience with emergency proposals and strategy designs. Familiarity with policies, procedures and priorities of relevant donors preferred.
  • Must be loyal to Norwegian Church Aid’s Christian values and accept the ACT Alliance Code of Conduct

We offer

  • · The opportunity to shape the content of this new position for NCA South Sudan.
  • · A competitive salary and benefits, as per NCA’s HR policies.

How to apply:

We encourage all qualified persons to apply for a job with us, regardless of gender, age, disability or cultural background. Through our recruitment portal, you can register and submit your CV, write an application / cover letter and attach relevant certificates. Only applicants using this electronic portal will be considered for the position.

Before you submit your application, we kindly ask you to read the ACT Code of Conduct for the prevention of misconduct, including corruption, fraud, exploitation and abuse, including sexual; and to ensure child safeguarding and the Protection from Sexual Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse and Child Safeguarding policy. All staff are required to sign the Code of Conduct and Protection from Sexual Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse, and Child Safeguarding Policy when entering into any kind of engagement with NCA.

To apply for the position, click this link: https://apply.recman.no/job_post.php?id=262145&sub_id=534&path=traineeguiden

You can change the language on this page in the top right corner, then click apply job above the advert. After that fill out all the fields, be aware there is one field that is mandatory; “candidate attributes”, once this is filled out you will be able to apply.

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Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor

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Aug 102021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Nonviolent Peaceforce
Closing date: 16 Aug 2021

Job Title: Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor

Job Group: Country Programme Support

Duty Station: Juba, South Sudan

Line Manager: Head of Mission

Supervision of: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

JOB PURPOSE

The Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor is responsible for guiding the overall M&E and research for Nonviolent Peaceforce South Sudan (NPSS)

ABOUT US

Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) is a dynamic, international non-governmental organisation. We work to reduce violence and protect civilians in countries affected by violent conflict and its aftermath. NP implements programming through the deployment of civilian protection teams to the field. NP is continuing to scale up to meet the growing needs in the communities we serve. In South Sudan, NP has a mobile protection response team and 11 field teams providing emergency protection programme for communities affected by violent conflict. Programming is founded on unarmed civilian protection and is thematically focused on protection in displacement, child protection, gender-based violence protection and inter-communal violence reduction.

ABOUT YOU

You will act as a key focal point for staff throughout the organisation to support greater accountability to donors and promote organizational learning and development. The Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor will be responsible for managing M&E system across the breadth of NPSS programming and accountability functions. You contributes strategic insight which supports the continued relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of NPSS programming. You will also be responsible for the designing and implementation of assessments and evaluations. This includes protocol and study instrument design, training and supervision of data collectors, data analysis, report writing and internal and external dissemination of results.

KEY OBJECTIVES/RESPONSIBILITIES

• Work closely with Senior Management, Program Development department, Technical advisors and field staff to develop and strengthen M&E procedures and tools.

• Act as central focal point within the organisation for M&E technical assistance and support including to; senior management, technical advisors and field staffs.

• Support all program areas with logical framework and performance monitoring plan development;

• Provide technical support and guidance on M&E design and tools to support NPSS programme development process.

• Manage processes related to internal M&E and information management; including oversight of field and weekly reporting protocols, project based monitoring and evaluation activities.

• Manage processes related to external M&E activities: including requests for applications, technical input, oversight, and communication related to: needs assessments, baseline, mid- term, and end line studies, ex-­post and other types of evaluations.

• Oversee the continuous development of NPSS’ M&E systems, including: approaches and tools that facilitate the acquisition and aggregation of useful programming data.

• Lead capacity building efforts within NPSS, and provide continuous support help ensure that M&E maintains requisite levels of quality throughout programming.

• Manage quantitative and qualitative data for the purposes of programme development and reporting

Undertake regular visits to the field to support implementation of M&E and to identify where adaptations might be needed.

• Guide the design and deployment of innovative electronic data capture, data storage and data security systems.

• Guide the design of data quality assurance procedures and trainings to ensure accurate and consistent data collection among NPSS field teams.

• Develop research protocols, and lead data analysis, report writing and dissemination of assessments, baselines and evaluations.

• Oversee outsourcing of assessments and evaluations to external agencies/firms/individual consultants and the recruitment of supervisors and data collectors.

• Guide the regular sharing of the outputs of M&E findings with management and field staff; including: reporting of assessments, evaluations, programme data, lessons learnt and good practices.

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES

• Minimum of a Master’s degree in statistics, demography, development studies, sociology, applied research or other social sciences field.

• At least 5 years of relevant experience in M&E and research

• In-­depth knowledge and understanding of M&E and strategic project planning approaches such as log-­frames, theory of change etc.

• Experience with qualitative, quantitative and participatory M&E methods and system design.

• Excellent training development and facilitation skills with experience providing relevant and appropriate capacity building for local staff and partners.

• Proficient analysis and communication skills for the purpose of report writing and presentations.

• Experience in data entry and analysis software such as SPSS, STATA, and Microsoft Excel and Access.

• Familiarity and interest in humanitarian protection, peace-building and violence prevention programming.

• Substantive knowledge and understanding of the South Sudanese socio‐economic, cultural and political conditions.

• Self-motivated person able to work independently without close supervision.

• Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment.

• Comfortable with frequent travel to field locations and living / working in remote areas.

• Able to effectively promote the mission values, and objectives of Nonviolent Peaceforce.

• Fluency in Arabic is an asset.

SPECIAL NOTICE

Nonviolent Peaceforce is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff at all levels. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. However, all qualified applicants regardless of their gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, or age, will be considered for this opportunity.

Nonviolent Peaceforce acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of employees, contractors, volunteers, interns, beneficiaries, and other stakeholders and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice in the Humanitarian and Development sector.

How to apply:

• Candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to visit our website at https://nonviolentpeaceforce.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=61&source=aWQ9MjE%3D and submit your CV (max. 2 pages) and cover letter (max. 1 page). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

• The closing date for applications is Monday, 16 August 2021

• Candidates may be selected before the closing date, apply early

• As part of the recruitment process, shortlisted candidates may be asked to complete a written assignment before participating in an interview.

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CONSULTANCY ADVERTISEMENT – TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR MID TERM EVALUATION FOR USAID/BHA PROJECT

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May 132021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Germany
Closing date: 23 May 2021

Terms of Reference for Midterm Evaluation

USAID / BHA Funded Conflict and Climatic Emergency Livestock Response Program in Greater Upper Nile states, South Sudan

Background

VSF Germany is an International Non Governmental Organization, providing humanitarian aid and development assistance to pastoralists and vulnerable communities in areas where livestock is of importance. VSF Germany supports in animal health, livestock related agriculture, marketing, food safety, drought responses and mitigation, capacity development of communities and governmental institutions, peace and conflict resolution with the ultimate aim of food security and strengthened livelihoods of pastoralist communities. In the region VSF Germany implements activities in the Republic of South Sudan, Kenya, Sudan, Somalia, Uganda and Ethiopia. VSF Germany has been supporting pastoral livelihoods in South Sudan since 1998 working with communities in Upper Nile, Jonglei, Warrap, Eastern Equatoria, Western Bar el Ghazal and Lakes States through times of emergency and recovery to sustain, protect and restore livelihoods by direct provision; and capacity building for improved production and productivity, diversified production as well as local peace mechanisms and governance.

VSF-Germany partnering with VSF Suisse with funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office of the Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (USAID/BHA) is implementing a two-year program entitled “Conflict and Climatic Emergency Livestock Response Program (CCLERP) in Greater Upper Nile States”. This program covers 10 Counties in Jonglei, 2 counties in Upper Nile, and 9 Counties in Unity states plus the Jonglei migrating cattle from Equatoria to Jonglei. The program objective is to improve or sustain access to animal source food and related income for crisis-affected individuals at risk of malnutrition particularly children and women. The program is targeting people in Greater Upper Nile, comprised of internally displaced persons (IDPs), host and returnee groups with support to local institutions and mechanisms for delivery of animal health and public health services while mainstreaming conflict sensitivity, protection, and Do No Harm approaches.

VSF Germany and its partners intend to evaluate the performance of the Conflict and Climatic Livestock Emergency Response Program (CCLERP) at midterm and are seeking the services of qualified and experienced project evaluators.

Purpose

The purpose of this midterm evaluation is to examine the program performance against the planned indicators and results, and specifically:

a) To determine the appropriateness, relevance, efficiency and effectiveness of the veterinary program;

b) To assess the quality and comprehensiveness of the program design and implementation;

c) To inform the implementation of the second phase (second year) of the program

d) To document lessons learned, success stories, case studies, and perceived and real as well as unmet needs;

d) Generate baseline data and information for subsequent interventions.

Scope

Provisionally, the evaluation will cover 8 payams (2 per county) in four randomly selected counties (one from each state and one additional from any one of the states depending on the existing situation) where feasible. It will be conducted in the project areas and will include both beneficiaries and non-beneficiaries. Key evaluation questions will be formulated using the project objectives and indicators, and project quality parameters.

Methodology

The midterm evaluation design will include participatory evaluation methods and employ a mixed approach with both qualitative and quantitative methods. The consultants will be required to submit a detailed draft evaluation design and methodology which will be reviewed and finalized with the effort of the program personnel.

Outputs

a) A detailed study design, including methodology, work plan and timeframe;

b) Inception report;

c) A draft report incorporating feedback from the debriefing sessions;

d) A final report incorporating feedback on the draft report (one bound hard copy & electronic copy).

Timeframe

This midterm evaluation is expected to be completed in 25 working days including inception report, desk review, field assessment and report writing. The first draft report will be expected within 10 days after the field exercise is completed. A final version should be submitted within five days of receiving feedback on the first draft.

Management

a) The consultancy will be guided, managed, and technically advised by the Country Program Manager of VSF Germany;

b) The consultancy is technically and administratively fully accountable to VSF Germany;

c) Specific areas for the study will be selected in consultation with VSF’s field staff;

d) Field travel arrangements and immediate supervision will be carried out by VSF Germany & VSF Suisse in their respective areas of operation.

Qualification

The two-person evaluation team will consist of a team leader who will be a veterinarian and a supporting researcher who will preferably be an anthropologist or social scientist. Prospective evaluation teams are encouraged to include a mix of gender.

The team should collectively demonstrate the following set of qualities:

a) Experience in carrying out two or more major humanitarian evaluations for a major donor, international NGO, or international organization.

b) General familiarity with the political and humanitarian context in South Sudan, particularly over the past 3 years

c) Experience in developing or applying protection measures;

d) Extensive practical experience in implementing activities aimed at pastoral livelihood;

e) National consultants are encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their profile and or curriculum vitae, a technical and a financial proposal. The financial proposal should comprise comprehensive professional fees; travel and accommodation will be covered by VSF Germany.

Applications should be sent to the following Email addresses: recruitment@vsfg.org and copy juba@vsfg.org strictly indicating on the subject line “CC**LERP MIDTERM EVAL 2021**”. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. The deadline for submission of applications is 23rd May 2021.

Note: Due to the urgency of the assignment, the proposals will be reviewed on a rolling basis as received and the advert shall close automatically as soon as a suitable candidate is found.

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WFP Commodity Management System Development Consultant

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Feb 162021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Catholic Relief Services
Closing date: 28 Feb 2021

Scope of Work

WFP Commodity Management System Development Consultant

Objective: CRS/South Sudan manages large quantities of food commodities (WFP), in a variety of remote and hard to reach parts of Jonglei and Lakes States, South Sudan. Thus, supply chain management is complex, challenging, and entails risk. CRS South Sudan requires a consultant with significant experience in the management of WFP food commodities to provide technical assistance in strengthening supply chain management in line with CRS and WFP policies and procedures.

Key Deliverables:

· Conduct a desk review and key informant interviews to understand CRS current approach to food commodity management (including Insight) and reporting for WFP projects.

· Conduct site visits to several WFP warehouses managed by CRS in Jonglei and Lakes States and review current food commodity management practices, including adherence to CRS and WFP policies and procedures.

· Based on the findings of site visits, develop and train staff in a Standard Operating Procedure for receiving, storing, dispatching, reconciling and loss/damage reporting of WFP food commodities. The Standard Operating Procedure should cover all CRS and WFP policies and procedures including inventory counts.

· Develop and train staff (including Commodity Accountant and Logistics Management Information System Officer) in the use of a centralized electronic ledger to track movement in WFP food commodities across all WFP warehouses managed by CRS in Jonglei and Lakes States. The electronic ledger should be able to track commodities by type and shipment instruction number and should deliver automatic populating of CRS reports (monthly inventory report) and WFP reports (Form 3, Form 4, Form 5 and Form 6).

· Develop and train staff (including Commodity Accountant and Logistics Management Information System Officer) on a process to gather and file supporting documentation for the new electronic ledger.

Duration and Reporting:

· 6 weeks assignment commencing in March 2021. The consultant will report to the Supply Chain Manager/designate.

Basic Qualifications:

· Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain or similar field required. Additional experience in WFP commodity management may substitute for some education.

· Minimum of 5 years’ experience in direct management of WFP food commodities, preferably with at least 2-3 years focused on supply chain management of WFP commodities.

· Experience in designing and implementing food commodity management systems in moderately complex environments preferably with an international NGO.

Travel – You will spend most of your time in the field visiting the different warehouses.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

· Experience in WFP supply chain management, particularly staff training on warehouse management and commodity accounting

· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with ability to make sound judgment and decisions and offer innovative solutions

· Experience of security management in complex and remote field locations.

· Strong relations management abilities. Ability to relate to people at all levels internally and externally. Strategic in how you approach each relationship.

· Good presentation and facilitation skills

· Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented

Supervisory Responsibilities (if none, state none): None

Key Working Relationships:

Internal: Supply Chain Manager, WFP Program Manager, Head of Programming, Head of Operations and Security Manager.

External: N/A

Disclaimer: This scope of work is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

How to apply:

Interested applicants are invited to submit their applications by COB 28th February 2021 to southsudanvacancies@crs.org Subject: WFP Commodity Consultant Application

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Country Director – South Sudan

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Feb 022021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Norwegian Church Aid
Closing date: 14 Feb 2021

NCA is seeking a Country Director who will be responsible for NCA’s operations in South Sudan, with operational areas in Juba and former states of Eastern Equatoria, Warrap and Jonglei. We currently have 35 staff at country office in Juba and 40 field staff in field offices in Torit/Koajok and Alek. The role is a hands-on position and your success will be determined by the level of direct engagement with staff, donors, partners and program development. ‘

As Country Director, you will seek to be influential with our partners, as well as government, and the Norwegian embassy in order to develop, improve, implement and manage the current and future program structure within the current climate. You thrive in evolving and challenging environments, have a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability, and have excellent skills in retaining and developing relationships. NCA’s main programmes in South Sudan include Peace Building, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Reproductive Health and Gender Based Violence and Humanitarian Assistance.

The position is based in Juba, which is a non- family duty station. NCA will provide you with a housing allowance as well as comprehensive insurance for you. This is a two-year contract with a start date July, 2021.

Job description

  • Provide strategic leadership to NCA’s Country Programme in South Sudan and work to further develop the Programme in line with NCA’s priorities and strategies.
  • Responsible for the operational management of NCA’s office in South Sudan, which includes overseeing the finance, human resource and administration function.
  • Responsible for representing NCA and proactively building and strengthening NCA’s working relationships in South Sudan with faith based partners, embassies, donors, partners, government authorities and other stakeholders.
  • Engage and network with donors in order to achieve NCA’s funding priorities and strategies.
  • Responsible for ensuring proper safety and duty of care management across NCA’s operations in South Sudan.
  • Develop and support NCA’s collaboration with partner organizations in South Sudan.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated strategic leadership experience in the context of development aid and humanitarian assistance in a high-risk environment.
  • Solid experience in managing and working with financial management, administration, and HR.
  • Strong experience in project management, preferably from NCA or a similar organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to network and manage donor and embassy relations, formally and informally.
  • Contextual knowledge of Sudan and the region is an advantage.
  • Relevant higher university degree
  • Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written.

Personal qualities

  • Exceptional networking skills and experience in maintaining donor and key stakeholder relationships in a cross-cultural and complex work environment; religious and culturally sensitive.
  • Ability to inspire and build capacities among staff and partners
  • Culturally sensitive and diplomatic with excellent communication and decision-making skills
  • Must be able to handle stress and a high workload under challenging work conditions.
  • Experience of work with faith based, ecumenical network and partnerships.
  • Loyal to Norwegian Church Aid’s Christian values and accept the Code of Conduct

We offer

  • Important and exciting tasks within a humanitarian response
  • Important role in a very visible organization, internationally
  • Good insurance and pension benefits

NCA emphasises diversity, and we therefore encourage all qualified persons to apply for a job with us, regardless of gender, age, disability or cultural background.

In accordance with core humanitarian principles, NCA implements a range of safeguards to prevent or reduce the possibility of humanitarian aid falling into the wrong hands. This includes those individuals and groups who are subject to sanctions by the United Nations Security Council. As part of this process, NCA will screen the details of the successful candidates for this post against the sanctions lists maintained by the UN and by some of NCAs governmental donors.

How to apply:

NCA uses an electronic gateway for all recruitment where you can register and submit your CV, write an application / cover letter and attach relevant certificates. Only applicants using this electronic gateway will be considered for the position.

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Senior Specialist, M&E Technology – East Africa

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Nov 262020
 

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Countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Organization: International Rescue Committee
Closing date: 26 Jan 2021

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC works with people forced to flee from war, conflict and disaster and the host communities which support them, as well as those who remain within their homes and communities. At work today in over 40 countries and 25 U.S. cities, we improve outcomes in the areas of health, safety, economic wellbeing, education and power.

Job Overview/Summary

Are you passionate about using technology to improve monitoring and evaluation? We are growing our team to improve the use of technology in M&E. Together we will develop and deploy new data tools, transition from paper to electronic data collection, and improve our data flows.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Deployment of technologies for data collection

• Undertaking technology needs assessments for IRC programs

• Designing and implementing project plans for countries/programs transitioning to new data collection tools

• Configuration of non-standard project/program indicators in data collection tools

• Ensuring data validation is well embedded in the structure of data collection tools

• Collaborating with program, IT and supply chain teams to plan purchase of devices

• System training and ongoing end-user support for IRC staff and partners

  1. Supporting data management, analysis and visualization

• Working from standard XLSX and PBIX templates, setting up indicator database and dashboard for visualizing M&E data.

• Providing training to M&E staff on indicator databases and dashboards

• Undertaking data quality assessments for current databases

• Migration or transformation of existing project or country level data in to standard data structures

  1. Understanding user needs and ensuring these needs are well understood throughout the team

• Gathering user feedback on data tools during and after deployment

• Participating in requirements capturing and user acceptance testing (UAT) for new tools

• Sharing user feedback with colleagues in IT and other team feedback

Qualifications

• At least 5 years of professional experience, including with technology tools used in humanitarian/development work.

• Experience of configuring and deploying some or all of Commcare, Kobo, Power BI, SQL Server or Power Apps

• Experience of providing technology support

• Knowledge of standard methodologies in database design

• Experience of delivering training

• Able to work independently and efficiently in a multifaceted environment

Preferred Requirements

• Experience working in humanitarian development, government or other organization that focus on serving clients with technology

• Experience of requirements analysis

• Experience of participating in User Acceptance Testing for new IT systems

Working Environment:

Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic, this role may initially be working remotely and providing remote support. As travel restrictions lift, the role will transition to an office environment, and travel up to 35% of the time to provide in-person support to colleagues in our country offices.

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

IRC et les employés d’IRC doivent adhérer aux valeurs et principes contenus dans l’IRC WAY (normes de conduite professionnelle). Ce sont l’Intégrité, le Service, et la Responsabilité. En conformité avec ces valeurs, IRC opère et fait respecter les politiques sur la protection des bénéficiaires contre l’exploitation et les abus, la protection de l’enfant, le harcèlement sur les lieux de travail, l’intégrité financière, et les représailles.

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